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  • "Life is never easy for anybody,

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  • "It's a larger poverty to see no possibility."

    Mary finds a new path and lifts the shadow of poverty.

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Helping refugees become new Winnipeggers.

Some incredible generosity from Westcorp will allow arrivals to Winnipeg to start their new lives with beautiful, gently-used furniture and housewares. Westcorp is donating the contents of 34 units at Antares Luxury Suites – the former Place Louis Riel – … Continue reading

Apply now for youth scholarships!

Youth United offering Youth Leaders in Action Scholarships. United Way’s volunteer Youth United Council is pleased to offer four $500 Youth Leaders in Action Scholarships to recognize and celebrate the contributions of young community leaders who are making a difference in … Continue reading

GenNext warms 1630 little toes with a Drive-thru Boot Drive.

GenNext Drive-thru Boot Drive warms hearts and toes. Winnipeg showed it cares about kids on Wednesday as dozens of people drove up to the GenNext Drive-thru Boot Drive to support Koats for Kids. 163 pairs of boots were donated—keeping 1630 little … Continue reading

Non-profit offers hand up to families that need it

United Way-funded Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape helps families start over By Jessica Botelho-Urbanski for the Winnipeg Free Press.  As one of Millie Anderson’s clients puts it, living in poverty can feel like a constant struggle to climb out of a … Continue reading

Buy Rite helps out Koats for Kids.

A generous donation helps Koats for Kids keep doing its work! Koats for Kids manager Donna Albak is sitting pretty after a generous donation of office furniture has improved the comfort, efficiency, and lighting of her workspace. “It’s been so … Continue reading

Lighting the Darkness

United Way speaker finds strength in being vulnerable Susan Abbott lived in shame and silence for 40 years. “I was born into and raised with mental illness. Back then it was never talked about. There was stigma, shame, and secrecy.” … Continue reading